University of Aberdeen


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About us

Founded in 1495, the University of Aberdeen is a top 20 UK university and 4th in the UK for overall student satisfaction. A community of over 130 nationalities and 15,000 students, we teach over 350 undergraduate degrees. We provide the quality and depth of a traditional Scottish degree, but with choice, flexibility and support to produce graduates for the 21st Century.

University of Aberdeen - Top 20 UK University

The University of Aberdeen has been ranked in the Top 20 of 2 major UK league 2023 tables - The Guardian University Guide 2023 and The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023. Here we talk about what makes the University of Aberdeen a top 20 UK University.

What makes us different

For more than 525 years, we have proudly offered our students life-changing opportunities by proving true to our Foundational Purpose: ‘open to all and dedicated to the pursuit of truth in the service of others’. Our vast experience in teaching – along with our modern, 21st century outlook – enables us to offer the same great opportunity to you today.

Our rich heritage, world leading research and learning excellence has contributed to our association with five Nobel Prize winners and we continue to be named in the Top 20 UK Universities.

Course locations

Main Site

University Office, Regent Walk, King's College, Aberdeen, AB24 3FX

Foresterhill Campus

Ashgrove Road West, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZN

Shanghai, China

Directorate of External Relations, King's College, Aberdeen, AB24 3FX

King's Campus

King's College, Aberdeen, AB24 3FX

Main Site

Directorate of External Relations, King's College, Aberdeen, AB24 3FX